Marco Reus targets Champions League success

Marco Reus
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Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus says that the club have the "quality" to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League next season.

Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus has insisted that the Bundesliga champions must reach the knockout stages of the Champions League next season.

The 23-year-old, who joined the club from Borussia Monchengladbach this summer, has also claimed that the German outfit have the "quality" to succeed next season.

"BVB represent their own unique philosophy and way of playing football. I have read while on vacation that my new team-mates have spoken about Champions League qualification [for the knockout stages] as a goal for the season, and I agree fully with that conviction," he told Bild.

"We have many international players who have gained even more international experience [at Euro 2012], so the quality is definitely there. So, if we manage to play BVB's typical brand of football on the highest of stages, I'm very optimistic."

Reus scored 21 goals for Monchengladbach last season.

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2Wolfsburg33208570363468
3Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach33199552232966
4Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen331710661352661
5Schalke 04Schalke33139114238448
6Augsburg33144154042-246
7Borussia DortmundDortmund33127144440443
8Werder Bremen331110124862-1443
9Hoffenheim33118144754-741
10Mainz 0533913114545040
11Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt331010135461-740
12FC Koln33912123238-639
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14Freiburg33713133545-1034
15Hannover33810153855-1734
16Stuttgart3389164059-1933
17Hamburger SV3388172350-2732
18SC PaderbornSC Paderborn33710163063-3331